Contra Costa Water District (CCWD) is an innovative leader in water management and provides employees with a fast-paced and stable work environment that encourages professional growth and development. Formed in 1936 to provide water for irrigation and industry, CCWD is now one of the largest urban water districts in California and a leader in drinking-water treatment technology and source water protection. CCWD delivers safe, clean water to 500,000 people in central and eastern Contra Costa County in Northern California. We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits such as medical, dental, vision, life insurance, deferred compensation plans, a retirement pension plan, vacation & holiday pay, plus a great working environment.The ideal candidate is a highly motivated self-starter with demonstrated knowledge of design and construction of water treatment and distribution facilities and civil engineering principles. Typical assignments in the Engineering Department consist of the administration of construction projects on the District's treated and untreated water facilities, which include treatment plants, pumping plants, reservoirs, and pipelines, and administrative facilities. Additionally, the position requires participating in project design, review, and administration of various construction and consulting contracts and coordinating construction activities with various departments within the District.The successful candidate will be responsible for bidding and award of construction contracts, submittal review, construction oversight, resolution of changes during construction, change order negotiation and public and regulatory agency coordination for construction of capital investments.Assistant Engineer - This is the entry level class in the Engineering series. This class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series. Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the journey level. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related professional work experience. Employees work under general supervision while learning job tasks.Associate Engineer - This is the full journey level class within the Engineering series. This class is distinguished from the Assistant Engineer by the assignment of the full range of professional duties and the employees acquisition of a Professional Engineer license. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Movement to this level is contingent on meeting performance standards established by the District and the resource management needs of the organization. Advancement from the entry level to the journey level is in accordance with District policies and procedures.